Amber Hasler

To many Perth dwellers it may appear that the Fringe Festival was a new innovation in 2012. A brief chat with Amber Hasler soon dispels this notion.

Francis Italiano

Every community may have a story to tell - but its not often that we find there are enough listeners. And finding listeners who include mainstream theatre companies isn't always the easiest of achievements.

Paul McDermott
Paul McDermott spoke to Australian Stage's Anna Locke about his upcoming solo show, Paul Sings, touring to Perth for one night only as part of the Wild West Comedy Festival and then to Brisbane, Newcastle and Canberra.

Glynn Nicholas

When I first saw Glynn Nicholas perform he was in a dress – on ABC's The Big Gig playing Paté Biscuit, a drag parody of children's entertainer Patsy Biscoe – but today I'm asking him for advice on manhood.

Kyle J Morrison

Last year in June 2011, Kyle J Morrison, Artistic Director of Yirra Yaakin Theatre, received a very special email: an invitation to perform at the Globe theatre as part of the 2012 Cultural Olympiad; and he said no!

As Wesley Enoch chats with Australian Stage’s Sarah Wells from sweltering Melbourne in the wake of the successful first run of visual theatre company ERTH’s The Nargun and the Stars, the award winning director is ebullient.

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Zuleika Khan

Welcome to the first in a series of interviews, Artists in Isolation, our first guest is cabaret superstar and front-line worker Zuleika Khan who shares her experiences as a theatre maker stuck in isolation and a nurse protecting the community.

Kearna Philpott

This week, Heather Bloom chats to professional dancer, Kearna Philpott who was on board the RCCL Spectrum of the Seas when the pandemic began.

Jake Matricardi

This week Heather Bloom chats to Jake Matricardi, an usher for the Marriner Group on his thoughts on the COVID-19 pandemic and the crisis unfolding in the theatre world.

Petra Kalive

After five years as Artistic Director of Union House Theatre, Petra Kalive joined Australia’s oldest professional theatre company in early 2020 having previously directed BeachedMelbourne Talam and Hungry Ghosts for the Company.

James Zala

As we continue our series investigating how artists and the arts industry is coping throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, I travel (virtually of course) to the UK and speak with Flying Director James Zala from Flying by Foy.

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Cirque du Soleil postpones Melbourne performances

Cirque du Soleil has decided to postpone Melbourne performances of its show KURIOS until 15 April, 2020

Adelaide Festival Centre COVID-19 update

Following the declaration of a Public Health Emergency in South Australia, Adelaide Festival Centre venues will close to the public and all performances will be suspended from midnight until the 30th of April.

Theatre Works to Close Until May

In response to the unfolding health situation, Theatre Works have made the difficult but necessary decision to temporarily close our venue until 1 May.

Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2020 cancelled

Scheduled to be programmed this winter, the Melbourne International Jazz Festival (MIJF) in its current form will be cancelled in response to ongoing developments regarding the threat of COVID-19.

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour cancelled

Opera Australia has regretfully cancelled the upcoming Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, La Traviata, in line with the government ban on static public gatherings of more than 500 people to try to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

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